Anthony Rizzo has hit a home run in each game this week since being named a Final Vote candidate.
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It’s official: The #Cubs have acquired INF Addison Russell, OF Billy McKinney, RHP Dan Straily and a player to be named from the Oakland Athletics for RHPs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
Russell and McKinney were ranked as the top two players in Oakland’s farm system by Baseball America, while Russell was ranked the third-best prospect in baseball by ESPN.com. Straily has gone 13-11 with a 4.11 in 41 starts with Oakland. Read more: http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20140705&content_id=83172918&vkey=pr_chc&c_id=chc